a. How old is Taoism? b. The "Tao" means "The Way." Taoism would be the guidelines for living the good life, which means what? c. The principles of Taoism can be found in the book Tao Te Ching which was written by? d. One of the main principles of Taoism is the Wu-Wei. What does this mean? Be thorough in your answer. e. Why is following the Wu-Wei so appealing to many of us (Westerners)? f. What is Tai Chi? (Click on it) g. Give several reasons why Tai Chi is so appealing to Westerners.
2. Go to this site: Taoist Ethics. Read the sections listed below and write one note about each. Try to capture the main idea of each section.
a. Theory: b. Practice: c. Personal and Community Ethics: d. Women: e. Politics: f. Human Nature: g. Anarchism:
a. Look at the cover of the book. Draw the symbol on the kite that Pooh is flying: Do you recognize the symbol? What is it called? b. When was the book published? c. What verb is used to portray each of the following:
d. Read the passage about the Vinegar Tasters. Answer the following:
i. Who are the three masters:________________, ______________, ___________ ii. Guess the religion of each: ________________, ______________, ___________ iii. Give the expression of each:_______________, ______________, ___________
a. Were the Winnie the Pooh books written for children? b. From the Taoist belief the natural result of harmonious living is what? c. What is P’U? ___________________ What does that mean? How does Pooh exemplify the P’U? d. What does Owl represent? e. What does Eeyore do? f. What does Rabbit do? g. How do these things get in the way of happiness? h. What is Tigger’s problem? i. Explain Piglet.
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